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Recent publications relating to the Cape

68 Anderson, Mark Robert Dunbar. BLUE BERG: Britain takes the Cape: an account of the 1806 Battle of Blaauwberg and the participants as well as the causes leading up to this, the second Occupation of the Cape by the British. Cape Town: M.R.D. Anderson, 2008.

207 p., [16] p. of plates: ill. (some col.), ports., tables, map. Small 4to. Paper covered boards, d.w. 325

A deluxe edition in full leather is also available @ R700.
69 Brink, Yvonne. THEY CAME TO STAY: discovering meaning in the 18th century Cape country dwelling. Cape Town: Cape Press, 2008.

241 p.: ill., plans. Paperback. 200

Cape colonial farmsteads built in the later eighteenth through to the early nineteenth centuries are a major tourist attraction in an area known as the Cape winelands. Who were the people who built these houses? When and why did this unique style of architecture emerge in a colony of impoverished, semi-literate, European immigrants? And why, of all the Dutch colonies in various parts of the world, did it emerge only at the Cape? These are the main questions addressed by the author.
70 Brown, Andrew. STREET BLUES: the experiences of a reluctant policeman. Cape Town: Zebra Press, 2008.

209 p. Paperback. 140

Brown, an author and advocate, joined the SAPS as a rookie reservist in 1999. He documents his day-to-day experiences, revealing the varied experiences of a police officer on the beat from Rosebank to Joe Slovo squatter camp in Langa, Cape Town.
71 Walker, Michael. HARD AGROUND: memorable Western Cape shipwrecks. St James: M. Walker, 2008.

ix, 150 p.: ill., map. Paperback. 135


72 Alden, Chris. APARTHEID'S LAST STAND: the rise and fall of the South African security state. London: Macmillan, 1996.

xii, 333 p.: map as frontis. Paper covered boards, d.w. 150

Explains how the stalemate that developed in the late 1980s in South Africa was broken by the ousting of military influence by F.W. de Klerk, thus creating the environment for a negotiation process.
73 Alexander, E.M.G.; Barron, G.K.B & Bateman, A.J. SOUTH AFRICAN ORDERS, DECORATIONS AND MEDALS. Cape Town: Human & Rousseau, 1986.

160 p.: ill. (some col.), ports. (1 as frontis.). Paper covered boards, d.w. A crisp copy. 250

74 Bain, Andrew Geddes & Lister, M.H. [ed.]. JOURNALS OF ANDREW GEDDES BAIN: trader, explorer, soldier, road engineer and geologist; edited with biographical sketch and footnotes by Margaret Hermina Lister. Cape Town: The Van Riebeeck Society, 1949.

xxxix, 264 p.: ill. (1 folding), ports. (1 as frontis.), maps (2 folding). (Van Riebeeck Society Publications. First series; 30). Pict. cloth. Accompanied by newspaper clippings pertaining to the deaths of Bain's grandson and granddaughter in the 1950s. 300

75 Baines, Thomas. JOURNAL OF RESIDENCE IN AFRICA, 1842-1853; edited with introduction, notes & map by R.F. Kennedy. Cape Town: Van Riebeeck Society, 1961-1964.

2 vols. (xix, 252 p.; xi, 355 p): ill., ports. (1 as frontis.in vol. 1), maps (some folding). Van Riebeeck Society. Publications, First series; 42 & 45). Pict. cloth, some spotting on spine. Vol 2 slightly browned. Contents: Vol. 1. 1842-1849. Vol. 2. 1850-1853. 1000

"...one of the most likeable and one of the most remarkablle characters in the whole of Africana literature" Kennedy, vol. 1, p. xix.
76 Barnard, Leo & Kriek, Dan [eds.]. SIR DE VILLIERS GRAAFF. Pretoria: Digma, 1990.

175 p.: ill., ports. Pict. paper covered boards. 100

"Sir Div" played a leading role in South African politics for 30 years, mainly as Leader of the Opposition to the National Party in Parliament.
77 Barnard, Louwtjie. 'N HART VERWERP. Cape Town: John Malherbe, 1971.

171 p., [8] p. of plates: ports. Paper covered boards, d.w. frayed on edges of spine. 100

Seldom seen in Afrikaans.
78 Beet, George & Van Niekerk, Febe [ed.]. KNIGHTS OF THE SHOVEL; from the original typed manuscript A HISTORY OF THE DIAMOND FIELDS, written by George Beet and others; edited and adapted by Febe van Niekerk. Kimberley: Kimberley Africana Library, 1996.

xvi, 224 p.: ill., ports. (1 col. laid down as frontis.), genealogical table, map. 4to. Cloth, d.w. with small tears to lower edge. No. 352 of an edition limited to 500 copies. 2250

79 Bell, Colin Earl. SOUTH WEST PIONEER: a memorial tribute to James Frank Bassingthwaighte, first permanent white settler in South West Africa. Cape Town: Bennu Books, 1977.

124 p.: ill., map. Paper covered boards, d.w. Some spotting on page edges. 200

Bassingthwaighte was one of the first traders on the South West coast of Southern Africa (Namibia).
80 Bezdrob, Anne Marie du Preez. WINNIE MANDELA: a life. 4th impression. Cape Town: Zebra Press, 2008.

287 p., [16] p. pf plates: ill. (chiefly ports.). Paperback with endflaps. Originally published in 2003. 150

81 Bird, John. THE ANNALS OF NATAL, 1495-1845; by the late Mr John Bird, of the Natal Civil Service. [New ed.]. Cape Town: T. Maskew Miller, [192-].

2 vols. (xiv, 732; xv, 484 p.). Cloth, slightly scarred. Edges of spines frayed. Originally published in 1888. 1800

Covers the period between the "discovery" of the country by Vasco da Gama and the formal establishment of Natal as a British colony in 1845. Sources include government reports and correspondence, Cape newspapers, Moodie's Records, Flynn's papers and "…quotations from nearly every writer dealing with Natal from the earliest times. There is a copious index to each volume… the [record] is of the greatest value as a thoroughly unbiassed [sic] and accurate production." Mendelssohn, vol. 1, p. 126, on the original edition.
82 Botha, P. Roelf. SOUTH AFRICA: plan for the future: a basis for dialogue. Johannesburg: Perskor, 1978.

250 p.: maps. Paper covered boards, d.w. faded on spine. Ownership details on front free endpaper. 100

Written after the 1976 Uprising, this was an attempt to present a solution where separate development was still paramount.
83 Bridgland, Fred. THE WAR FOR AFRICA: twelve months that transformed a continent. Gibraltar: Ashanti, 1990.

viii, 403 p.: ill. (some col.), maps (1 as frontis., 1 on endpapers). Paper covered boards, d.w. 750

The Cuban-South African clash in Angola, which led to the independence of Namibia.
84 Bryant, A.T. THE ZULU PEOPLE: as they were before the white man came. 2nd ed. Pietermaritzburg: Shuter and Shooter, 1967.

xiv, 769 p. Cloth, d.w. faded on spine. 275

Bryant came to South Africa in 1883 and became an authority on the Zulu people in the ensuing 60 years. A Natal classic.
85 Bull, Esme. AIDED IMMIGRATION FROM BRITAIN TO SOUTH AFRICA, 1857 TO 1867; edited by J.L. Basson. Pretoria: Human Sciences Research Council, 1991.

766 p.: 1 col. ill. Skivertex, d.w. 750

86 Bundy, Colin. RE-MAKING THE PAST: new perspectives in South African history. Cape Town: UCT Department of Adult Education and Extra-Mural Studies, 1986.

91 p.: map. 4to. Stiff paper wraps with small scar. 75

87 Burchell, William J. TRAVELS IN THE INTERIOR OF SOUTHERN AFRICA; reprinted from the original edition of 1822-4 with some additional material; and with an introduction by I. Schapera. London: The Batchworth Press, 1953.

2 vols. (xxix, 381; xvi, 473 p.): ill., ports. (1 as frontis in vol. 1), folding maps. Cloth. Unusually clean and tight copy. Original receipt from Batchworth Press Ltd laid down on half title page of vol. 1. 2200

"The most valuable and accurate work on South Africa published up to the first quarter of the nineteenth century, and embracing a description of a large part of the Cape Colony and Bechuanaland at this period." Mendelssohn, vol. 1, p. 224, commenting on the original publication.
88 Burger, W.A. PIKET TEEN 'N BERG: die geskeidenis van Piketberg, 1660-1970. Piketberg: W.A. Burger, 1975.

345 p., [10] p. of plates: ill., ports., map. Paper covered boards, d.w. frayed along edges. 200


xv, 400 p., [10] leaves of plates: ill., port. as frontis., folding map. Half calf & marbled paper covered boards with gilding, slightly rubbed. Neatly recased with new endpapers. Marbled page edges. Some offsetting from plates as normally seen. 5000

The Rev. John Campbell arrived in the Cape in October 1812 in order to inspect the twelve London Missionary Society stations in South Africa. He left in February 1814. His travels from the east to the west coast and as far north as Kuruman, are described in detail. During his travels he was a wonderful diarist, recording his thoughts and views on all that he witnessed, ensuring that his account has become a classic of Africana. See Mendelssohn vol. 1, p. 254-5.
90 Campbell, John. TRAVELS IN SOUTH AFRICA. Facsimile reprint. Cape Town: Struik, 1974.

xv, 400 p., [10] leaves of plates: ill., port., folding map. (Africana collectanea; vol. 47). Skivertex, d.w. with small tear to top edge. No. 764 of an edition limited to 1000 copies. Reprint of the 1815 edition. 500

91 Cape of Good Hope. Government Commission. REPORT AND PROCEEDINGS WITH APPENDICES OF THE GOVERNMENT COMMISSION ON NATIVE LAWS AND CUSTOMS: with a complete new index of both parts. Facsimile reprint. Cape Town: C. Struik, 1968.

2 vols. (559; 444 p.). (Official Blue Book reprint series; 1883 nr. G.4). 4to. Cloth, faded on spine of vol. 1. Originally published in 1883. 1500

92 Carman, Jillian. UPLIFTING THE COLONIAL PHILISTINE: Florence Philips and the making of the Johannesburg Art Gallery. Johannesburg: Wits University, 2006.

xix, 425 p., [32] p. of plates: ill. (some col.), ports. Paperback with endflaps. 190

The Johannesburg Art Gallery was opened in 1910 by Florence Philips, wife of one of the "Randlords", with Hugh Lane as curator. Carman examines the context of the Gallery's founding, as well as demonstrating extensive knowledge of the cultural life of South Africa.
93 Carter, George & Van Reenen, J. THE WRECK OF THE GROSVENOR: containing a narrative of the loss of The Grosvenor, East Indiaman wrecked on the coast of Caffraria, 1782; compiled by Mr George Carter…, and, JOURNAL OF A JOURNEY FROM THE CAPE OF GOOD HOPE IN 1790 and 1791, undertaken by J. van Reenen and others in search of the wreck of The Grosvenor, a literal translation of the original; by Capt. Edward Riou. Cape Town: Van Riebeeck Society, 1927.

207 p.: folding ill., folding map. (Van Riebeeck Society publications. First series; 8). Pict. cloth. Slight spotting on page edges. Endpapers browned. 1000

94 Cartwright, A.P. VALLEY OF GOLD. New & revised ed., 5th impression. Cape Town: Timmins, 1984.

187 p.: ill., ports., maps on endpapers. Paper covered boards, d.w. 150

The birth of South Africa's gold mining industry in the town of Pilgrim's Rest, in the former South African Republic.
95 Casalis, Eugene. MY LIFE IN BASUTOLAND. Facsimile reprint. Cape Town: C. Struik, 1971.

300 p. (Africana collectanea; vol. 38). Half calf & skivertex. Green leather title label. Slight spotting on endpapers. Originally published in 1889. No. 14 of an edition limited to 50 copies. 500

Casalis was a missionary who came to know the Basuto people well. He describes his arrival in South Africa, his travels via the Cape and Orange River to Basutoland, and finally, the early days of the mission station at "thaba-Bossiou".
96 Cheifitz, Phillippa [ed]. SOUTH AFRICAN COOKBOOK; Renata Coetzee, Ina Paarman, Simon Rappaport [et al.]; contributors. [New ed.]. Cape Town: Heritage Publishers, 2006.

400 p.: col. ill. Small 4to. Pict. paper covered boards. 200

A re-issue of a South African classic.
97 Claerhout, Frans & Lannoo. FRANS CLAERHOUT; produced by Lannoo for The Friends of Frans Claerhout. Belgium: Vrienden van Frans Claehout, 1975.

142 p.: ill. (some col., some laid down), ports. 4to. Paper covered boards, d.w. Cellotape marks on endpapers. 400

Claerhout joined the community of Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate in Belgium at the age of 20, and was ordained into the priesthood in 1944. He came to South Africa after WWII, and served the Catholic community of Thaba 'Nchu. Many of his parishoners became the subjects of his paintings, and the revenue derived from sales was ploughed back into relieving the poverty of the community. Father Claerhout died on 4 July 2006.
98 Clements, W.H. THE GLAMOUR AND TRAGEDY OF THE ZULU WAR. London: John Lane, 1936.

xxi, 348 p., [17] leaves of plates: ill., ports. (1 as frontis.). Cloth, faded on spine. 350

Clements left England and joined the Natal Mounted Police Force shortly after the Zulu War. He met John Dunn and Dabulamanzi as well as many others from both sides who had participated in the war.
99 Cockram, Gail-Maryse. SOUTH WEST AFRICAN MANDATE. Cape Town: Juta, 1976.

531 p.: maps. Cloth, d.w. frayed along edges. 100

South West Africa, the first German Colony, was named in the Covenant of the League of Nations. It became the only territory over which the United Nations claimed the right to exercise jurisdiction: effectively declaring its inhabitants insufficiently experienced to be allowed to determine their own future.
100 Coetzee, J. Albert. DORSLAND-AWONTUUR. Johannesburg: Voortrekkerpers, 1942.

133 p., [13] p. of plates: ill., frontis., ports. Cloth, worn on lower edge of spine. Stamp on front free endpaper. 250

Between 1874 and 1905, Afrikaner trekkers, the "Dorslanders" moved from South Africa via the Kalahari to southern Angola, where they established themselves near Lobito. Coetzee visited them in 1924, and records his views by means of a number of fictional sketches. Of interest are a number of photographs of Dorsland trekkers, their families and their humble surroundings. In later years, the Union Government financed the move of these families back to then South West Africa.
101 Cohen, Louis. REMINISCENCES OF JOHANNESBURG AND LONDON. Facsimile reprint. Johannesburg: Africana Book Society, 1976.

xvii, 316 p., [18] p. of plates: ill., col. frontis. with tissue guard, ports., map. (Africana reprint library; no. 7). Skivertex, d.w. faded on spine. Originally published in 1924. 200

Cohen was a journalist, stockbroker and sportsman in the heyday of the "Reef". He recalls memories of those days when fortunes were as easily made as lost, and life was lived at full tilt.
102 Crealock, John North. THE ROAD TO ULUNDI: the water-colour drawings of John North Crealock: the Zulu War of 1879; edited and prepared for publication by R.A. Brown. Pietermaritzburg: University of Natal Press, 1969.

66 p.: chiefly ill. (some col.), ports. (1 as frontis.), map. Oblong 4to. Cloth, d.w. No. 248 of an edition limited to 1000 copies. 1750

Crealock, soldier-artist, was military secretary to Lord Chelmsford during operations in the Eastern Cape in 1878 and during the Zulu War. He carried his artist's materials in his saddle-bag, and recorded landscapes, camp sites and scenes, battlefields and military and civil personalities.Ten of his drawings were published in the Illustrated London News. On his death, his portfolio was left in the care of his Regiment, the 95th Foot.
103 De Kiewiet, C.W. THE ANATOMY OF SOUTH AFRICAN MISERY: [The Whidden Lectures, McMaster University, 1956]. 2nd impression. London: Oxford University Press, 1957.

87 p. Paper covered boards, d.w., slightly spotted. 100

104 De Villiers, Christoffel Coetzee [comp.]. GESLACHT-REGISTER DER OUDE KAAPSCHE FAMILIEN. Cape Town: Van de Sandt de Villiers, 1893.

3 vols. (397; 520; 679 p.). Half calf & cloth with gilding; neatly rebound with original endpapers. Contents: Vol. 1: A-J. Vol. 2.: K-O. Vol. 3: P-Z. 2200

The cornerstone of South African genealogical studies.
105 De Villiers, Marq. WHITE TRIBE DREAMING: apartheid's bitter roots as witnessed by eight generations of an Afrikaner family. 1st American ed. New York: Viking, 1988.

xxvii, 420 p.: ill., ports., genealogical tables, map. Cloth spine, paper covered boards, d.w. 150

106 Devitt, Napier. FAMOUS SOUTH AFRICAN TRIALS. Pretoria: J.L. van Schaik, 1930.

194 p. Paper covered boards, d.w., tears to edges of spine. Some spotting on page edges. 150

Devitt was a magistrate. Cases covered include the Von Veltheim Case, the Port Elizabeth murder and the Trial of the Reformers.
107 Dickason, Graham B. CORNISH IMMIGRANTS TO SOUTH AFRICA: the Cousin Jacks' contribution to the development of mining and commerce, 1820-1920. Cape Town: A.A. Balkema, 1978.

x, 122 p.: ill., ports. (S.A. biographical & historical series; vol. 25). Cloth, d.w. A crisp copy. 400

108 D'Oliveira, John. VORSTER, THE MAN. Johannesburg: Ernest Stanton, 1977.

292 p.: ill., ports. (1 col.). Paper covered boards, d.w. Gift inscription on front free endpaper. 125

109 Dower, William. THE EARLY ANNALS OF KOKSTAD AND GRIQUALAND EAST; with an introduction, notes and index by Christopher Saunders. Facsimile reprint. Pietermaritzburg: University of Natal Press, 1978.

xix, 192 p.: ill., ports., folding map. (Killie Campbell Africana Library reprint series; 2). Skivertex, d.w. Originally published in 1902. 350

Dower was a missionary who lived in the area for over twenty years.
110 Du Toit, Paul & Martin, Kevan. PAUL DU TOIT: a painter's journey. Cape Town: Fernwood, 2004.

112 p.: col. ill. Small 4to. Paper covered boards, d.w. 225

111 Duminy, Andrew & Guest, W.R. FITZPATRICK, SOUTH AFRICAN POLITICIAN: selected papers, 1888-1906. Johannesburg: McGraw-Hill, 1976.

562 p. Paper covered boards, d.w. Spotting on page edges. Name on front endpaper. 150

112 Engelbrecht, J.A. THE KORANA: an account of their customs and their history, with texts. Cape Town: Maskew Miller, 1936.

xii, 239 p., [13] leaves of plates: ill., ports. (1 as frontis.). Cloth, d.w. with small chip to top of spine. Spotting on page edges & preliminary pages. 500

Engelbrecht was Professor of Bantu Languages at the University of Pretoria at the time of publication.
113 Fage, J.D. AN ATLAS OF AFRICAN HISTORY. 3rd ed, 4th impression. London: Edward Arnold, 1975.

64 p.: chiefly maps. 4to. Skivertex, d.w. 100

114 Federasie van Afrikaanse Kultuurvereniginge. FAK-SANGBUNDEL. 4th ed., 6th impression. Johannesburg: FAK, 2007.

639 p.: music. Pict. paper covered boards. 250

115 Finatzer, Karl. FLYING AFRICAN SKIES: bushpilots tales: flying stories out of Africa. Brentwood Park: K. Finatzer, 2002.

172 p.: col. ill., maps. Paperback. 150

116 Finnegan, William. A COMPLICATED WAR: the harrowing of Mozambique. Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1992.

325 p.: maps. Paperback, cellotape on fore-edge. 100

An eyewitness report of the civil war in Mozambique, begun in 1975, a year after independence from Portugal. "A small classic about anarchy and the difficulties of nation building in postcolonial Africa" PUBLISHERS WEEKLY.
117 FitzPatrick, Sir J. Percy. JOCK OF THE BUSHVELD; illustrated by E. Caldwell. London: Longmans, Green, 1907.

xv, 474 p.: ill., col. port. as frontis. Pict. cloth with gilding. 7000

True first edition, with margin illustration of a confused dung beetle rolling its prize away using its front legs, contrary to the habit of its species! "Perhaps one of the best dog stories ever written. The volume has much interest for the 'Little People,' for which it was written, and is equally appreciated by children of older growth. The fascinating hunting adventures and escapades are accompanied by graphic sketches in the margins of every page…" Mendelssohn vol. 1, p. 550.
118 Forbes, Vernon S. PIONEER TRAVELLERS OF SOUTH AFRICA: a geographical commentary upon routes, records, observations and opinions of travellers at the Cape, 1750-1800. Cape Town: A.A. Balkema, 1965.

177 p.: ill., col. frontis. (laid down), ports., folding table, maps (1 folding). 4to. Cloth, d.w. slightly rubbed on spine. 1000

119 Frankel, Glenn. RIVONIA'S CHILDREN: three families and the price of freedom in South Africa. Johannesburg: Jonathan Ball, 1999.

367 p.: map on endpapers. Paper covered boards, d.w. 250

The account of a handful of white activists (Hilda and Rusty Bernstein, Ruth First, AnnMarie Wolpe) who risked their lives to combat apartheid in the 1960s.
120 Fynn, Henry Francis. THE DIARY OF HENRY FRANCIS FYNN; compiled from original sources and edited by James Stuart & D. McK. Malcolm. Pietermaritzburg: Shuter & Shooter, 1950.

xvi, 341 p.: ill., ports. (1 as frontis.), maps (3 folding). Cloth, d.w. Cellotape marks on endpapers. No. 911 of an edition limited to 1700 copies. 650

Written between 1824 and 1836, the diary tells the story of the first white settler in Natal. Fynn rapidly learnt the Zulu language and had a good relationship with King Shaka and the Zulu people.
121 Gibson, Perla Siedle. THE LADY IN WHITE. Cape Town: Purnell & Sons, [1964].

xi, 180 p.: ill., ports. (1 as frontis.). Paper covered boards, d.w. frayed along edges. 125

Gibson serenaded departing troopships from the quay at Durban harbour throughout World War II.
122 Gledhill, Eily & Jack. IN THE STEPS OF PIET RETIEF. Cape Town: Human & Rousseau, 1980.

240 p., [32] p. of pates: ill., ports., maps. Paper covered boards, d.w. frayed along top edge. 100

123 Gordon, Ruth E. & Talbot, Clive J. [comps]. FROM DIAS TO VORSTER: source material on South African history, 1488-1975. Cape Town: NASOU, [1977].

464 p.: ill., ports. Pict. paper covered boards, scarred on fore-edge. Ownership details on front free endpaper. 100

124 Green, Lawrence G. LORDS OF THE LAST FRONTIER: the story of South West Africa and its people of all races. London: Stanley Paul, 1953.

237 p.: ill., ports. (1 as frontis.), maps. Cloth, d.w. A crisp copy. Accompanied by newspaper clippings. 300

125 Green, Lawrence G. WHERE MEN STILL DREAM. 2nd impression. Cape Town: Howard Timmins, 1946.

280 p., [12] leaves of plates: ill., ports. Cloth, d.w. frayed on edges with some chips. 200

A pen portrait of places and characters encountered by Green in South Africa and the then South West Africa.
126 Greig, Doreen E. A GUIDE TO ARCHITECTURE IN SOUTH AFRICA. Cape Town: Howard Timmins, 1971.

237 p.: ill., plans. Paper covered boards, d.w. slightly rubbed & faded on spine. No. 610 of an edition limited to 1000 copies. 500

127 Greig, Doreen E. HERBERT BAKER IN SOUTH AFRICA. Cape Town: Purnell, 1970.

xvi, 276 p.: ill., ports. (1 as frontis.), plans. 4to. Cloth, d.w. frayed along top edge. No. 1368 of an edition limited to 2000 copies. 1000

128 Hanlon, Joseph. BEGGAR YOUR NEIGHBOURS: apartheid power in Southern Africa. 2nd impression. London: Catholic Institute for International Relations, 1987.

xi, 352 p.: maps. Paperback. Two small ownership stamps. 100

South Africa, in defence of apartheid, backed different groups in neighbouring states, invaded three capitals (those of Lesotho, Botswana and Mazambique), disrupted oil supplies and displaced rural communities.
129 Harmsen, Frieda. THE WOMEN OF BONNEFOI: the story of the Everard Group. Pretoria: J.L. van Schaik, 1980.

242 p.: ill. (some col.), ports. Paper covered boards, d.w. with small tear to fore-edge. Gift inscription on front free endpaper. Edition limited to 1100 copies. 1000

130 Hawthorne, Peter & Bristow, Barry. HISTORIC SCHOOLS OF SOUTH AFRICA: an ethos of excellence. Cape Town: Pachyderm Press, 1993.

241 p.: col. ill., ports. 4to. Cloth, d.w., Pict. paper covered board slip case.


The schools described are all boys' schools!
131 Heitman, Helmoed-Romer. WAR IN ANGOLA: the final South African phase. Gibraltar: Ashanti, 1990.

366 p.: ill., ports., maps. Paper covered boards, d.w. 750

Deals with the campaigns of 1987-8. The large major operations before Namibia became independent were Modular, Hooper and Packer.
132 Helen Suzman Exhibition Catalogue. HELEN SUZMAN: fighter for human rights: exhibition opened 21 March 2005, South African Jewish Museum, Cape Town; [convened by Milton Shain]. Cape Town: Kaplan Centre, UCT, 2005.

48 p.: ill. (chiefly ports.). 4to. Paperback. Accompanied by entrance ticket.

133 Heunis, Jan C. UNITED NATIONS VERSUS SOUTH AFRICA: a legal assessment of United Nations and United Nations related activities in respect of South Africa. Johannesburg: Lex Patria, 1986.

593 p.: ill., ports., folding plan. Paper covered boards, d.w. 250

134 Hintrager, Oskar. SUDWESTAFRIKA IN DER DEUTSCHEN ZEIT. Munchen: Kommissionverlag, 1955.

261 p., [30] p. of plates: ill., ports., map. Cloth, faded on spine, cellotape marks on covers. 75

135 Hromnik, Cyril. INDO-AFRICA: towards a new understanding of the history of sub-Saharan Africa. Cape Town: Juta, 1981.

xxv, 168 p.: ill., ports. (1 as frontis.), maps (2 on endpapers). Paper covered boards, d.w. slightly frayed along top edge. 375

Controversial view linking the early development of Africa to India and Indonesia.
136 Hunter, Monica. REACTION TO CONQUEST: effects of contact with Europeans on the Pondo of South Africa. London: Oxford University Press for the International Institute of African Languages & Cultures, 1936.

xx, 582 p., [31] p. of plates: ill., frontis., ports., genealogical tables, maps (1 on endpapers). Cloth, with single crease on upper board. 300

137 Jabavu, D.D.T. THE BLACK PROBLEM: papers and addresses on various native problems; with a foreword by the Rt. Hon. John X. Merriman. 2nd ed. Lovedale: The Book Department, [1921].

173 p. Stiff paper wraps, spine cracked & frayed. Some browning and spotting to preliminary pages. 200

"The Bantu people throughout the Union of South Africa are in a state of positive discontent... beginning to wake up out of their age-long slumber... there is a growing feeling of distrust in the white man's lordship..." p. 1.
138 Jamieson, Bill. GOLDSTRIKE!: the Oppenheimer empire in crisis. London: Hutchinson Business Books, 1990.

252 p., [4] p. of plates: ports. Cloth, d.w. 100

The inside story of Anglo American, at the time the biggest gold and platinum producer in the West. There is a diagram illustrating Anglo American and its subsidaries.
139 Jooste, G.A. BLUE SWEAT. Port Elizabeth: Triolit, 1986.

75 p., [12] p. of plates: ill. (some col.), ports., map. Paperback, creased across top corner. 150

Between 3 December 1985 and 7 February 1986, Braam van Zyl and Andrew Aubin paddled from Alexander Bay on the Namibian border to Kosi Bay on the Mozambique border: 3625 kilometres in rough waters.
140 Jurgens, Richard. THE MANY HOUSES OF EXILE. Pretoria: Covos-Day, 2000.

498 p. Paperback. 150

Jurgens writes of his experiences as a member of the ANC in exile.
141 Keynes, Richard. FOSSILS, FINCHES AND FUEGIANS: Charles Darwin's adventures and discoveries on the Beagle, 1832-1836. London: HarperCollins, 2003.

xxv, 428 p., [12 ] p. of plates: ill. (some col.), maps. Paperback. 100

142 Kirby, Percival R. THE TRUE STORY OF THE GROSVENOR EAST INDIAMAN: wrecked on the coast of Pondoland, South Africa on 4 August 1782. Cape Town: Oxford University Press, 1960.

xiii, 266 p., [8] p. of plates:: ill., port., 2 maps on folded leaf. Pict. paper covered boards, d.w. frayed along edges. 300

143 Krige, Eileen Jensen. THE SOCIAL SYSTEM OF THE ZULUS. 6th impression. Pietermaritzburg: Shuter & Shooter, 1974.

xix, 420 p. Cloth, d.w. Name & address on front free endpaper. Originally published in 1936. 175

Krige was Emeritus Professor in the Department of Social Anthropology and African Studies at the University of Natal. A fellow professor, John Argyle said on her death, aged 90, in 1995 "[she] was one of the last of a small group of very distinguished women whose contributions to the development of the subject and to general university education won them local and international reputations".
144 Leasor, James. BOARDING PARTY: [the last action of the Calcutta Light Horse]; with a foreword by Admiral of the Fleet, the Earl Mountbatten of Burma. London: Heinemann, 1978.

xv, 203 p., [12] p. of plates: ill., ports. Paper covered boards, d.w. 300

In mid-1942, when Nazi darkness was overwhelming the British Empire, U-boats sank 46 vessels off the Cape of Good Hope and in the Indian Ocean. The U-boats were directed from a transmitter aboard a German ship which sought shelter in the neutral Portuguese enclave of Goa, 400 miles south of then Bombay. British forces could not intervene. In Calcutta, civilian merchants, bankers, lawyers and accountants belonged to a part-time territorial unit, the Calcutta Light Horse, which was established because they enjoyed riding and racing. At their own expense and acting independently, fourteen members of the unit stopped further transmission of radio messages.
145 Leibbrandt, H.C.V. [ed.]. THE REBELLION OF 1815, GENERALLY KNOWN AS SLACHTERS NEK: a complete collection of all the papers connected with the trial of the accused; with many important annexures. Cape Town: J.C. Juta, 1902.

979 p.: col. folding map. Cloth, some slight scarring. Signature at head of title page. 650

This rebellion threw the relationships between Briton & Boer and between black & white at the Cape into sharp relief.
146 Leigh, Maxwell. CAPTIVES COURAGEOUS: South African prisoners of war, World War II. Johannesburg: Ashanti, 1992.

xiv, 333 p.: ill., frontis., ports., maps. (South Africans at war series; vol. 9). Paper covered boards, d.w. 250

147 Leipoldt, C. Louis. BUSHVELD DOCTOR. London: Jonathan Cape, 1937.

350 p. Cloth, d.w. frayed with chips to edges of spine. 350

Louis Leipoldt, one of South Africa's best-known men of letters, qualified as a doctor in 1907. After practising in and around London, he returned to South Africa in 1914 to become Chief Medical Inspector of Schools in the Transvaal. This book was the result of his experiences in that post. Not only does he discuss the medical aspects of his job, but in Leipoldt fashion, discusses the flora, the fauna, the politics and the people he encountered and thus allows us a glimpse of those who inhabited what was one of the most isolated parts of South Africa.
148 Leipoldt, C. Louis. POLFYNTJIES VIR DIE PROE. Cape Town; Tafelberg, 1963.

216 p. Cloth, d.w. frayed along top edge. 250

Short essays on the subject of food.
149 Levinson, Olga. ADOLPH JENTSCH. 2nd ed. Cape Town: Human & Rousseau, 1974.

78 p.: ill., ports. Oblong 4to. Pict. paper covered boards. Edition limited to 1250 copies. The first edition was sold out before publication in 1973. 450

Jentsch (1888-1977) painted many landscapes in Namibia.
150 Lichtenstein, Henry. TRAVELS IN SOUTHERN AFRICA: in the years 1803, 1804, 1805 and 1806; a reprint of the translation from the original German by Anne Plumptre. Cape Town: Van Riebeeck Society, 1928-30.

2 vols. (xxiv, 470, x p.; xxiii, 498, xv p.): ill. (1 folding in vol. 2), port in vol. 1, folding map in vol. 2. (Van Riebeeck Society publications. First series; 10 & 11). Pict. cloth. Water damage to upper board of vol. 1, but there is no damage to text. Some spotting on page edges & preliminary pages. A reading copy. Reprint of the 1812-15 edition. 1000

"Henry Lichtenstein, doctor in medicine and philosophy, and professor of natural history in the University of Berlin, member of several learned societies, and formerly in the the Dutch service at the Cape of Good Hope" [title page] managed to travel extensively in the four years he spent at the Cape, and his observations are free of much of the prejudice which coloured many of his contemporaries' writings.
151 Macnab, Roy. THE STORY OF SOUTH AFRICA HOUSE: South Africa in Britain: the changing pattern. Johannesburg: Jonathan Ball, 1983.

226 p.: ill. (some col.), ports. Paper covered boards, d.w. 250

152 Masson, Madeleine. AVL: a man of his times. Cape Town: Lindlife, 1997.

296 p.: ill., ports. Paper covered boards, d.w. 150

Albert Victor Lindbergh came to South Africa from Wales in 1892. He built the Central News Agency (CNA), into one of the largest chain store businesses in Southern Africa.
153 McLean, Steven. THE SPITFIRE IN SOUTH AFRICAN AIR FORCE SERVICE. Cape Town: GR Printing and Publishing, 2001.

224 p.: ill. (some col.), ports., col. maps. 4to. Paper covered boards, d.w. A crisp copy. 1100

The story of the fighter 'plane designed primarily to defend airspace in the 1930's. The Spitfire became a symbol of Britain and the Commonwealth's determination in the face of overwhelming odds in 1940-41. The S.A.A.F. is the second oldest airforce in the world.
154 Mellish, Chris. BREEDE RIVER REVELATIONS. Cape Town:Mallard, 1996.

239 p.: ill. Paperback. 150

Twenty-one stories of the estuary and river.
155 Milton, John. THE EDGES OF WAR: a history of Frontier Wars, 1702-1878. Cape Town: Juta, 1983.

xvii, 304 p.: ill., ports., genealogical table on endpapers, maps. Paper covered boards, d.w., worn on corners. 250

A comprehensive study of all the Frontier Wars [Eastern Cape].
156 Minter, William. APARTHEID'S CONTRAS: an inquiry into the roots of war in Angola and Mozambique. Johannesburg: Witwatersrand University Press, 1994.

308 p. : maps. Paperback, faded on spine & top edge. 100

Explores the original causes of the wars in these countries, and the military-political history of Southern Africa.
157 Mitford-Barberton, Ivan & White, Violet. SOME FRONTIER FAMILIES: biographical sketches of 100 Eastern Province families before 1840. Cape Town: Human & Rousseau, 1968.

303 p.: ill. Paper covered boards, d.w. Some spotting on preliminary pages & page edges. One of an edition limited to 1000 copies. 450

Second copy with foxing to d.w. at R375.
158 Molefe, Z.B. & Mzileni, Mike. A COMMON HUNGER TO SING: a tribute to South Africa's black women of song, 1950 to 1990. Cape Town: Kwela Books, 1997.

1 vol. (no pagination): ports. 4to. Paperback with endflaps. 100

159 Molteno, Percy Alport. A FEDERAL SOUTH AFRICA: a comparison of the critical period of American history with the present position of the colonies and states of South Africa, and a consideration of the advantages of a federal union. London: Sampson Low, Marston, 1896.

xxii, 260, 30 p.: col. folding maps. Cloth, slightly scarred. Gilding on spine. Ticket of Gilbert & Field Booksellers, London, on front endpaper. 550

Molteno was the son of the first Prime Minister of the Cape Colony (1872-8), John Molteno. He was a staunch advocate of colonial self government, and believed there should be closer union between the English and Dutch inhabitants of South Africa. He was making this argument as the winds of war began to gather in southern Africa. He points out that the problem was not racial (relating to language groups), but political.
160 Moore, Dermot & Bagshawe, Peter. SOUTH AFRICA'S FLYING CHEETAH'S IN KOREA: [2 Squadron S.A.A.F.]. Johannesburg: Ashanti, 1991.

xxi, 282 p.: ill., ports., maps. (South Africans at war series; vol. 3). Paper covered boards, d.w. 300

161 Morris, H.H., Q.C. IN MY ANECDOTAGE. [Johannesburg]: Central News Agency, 1953.

95 p. Paperback. 100

Morris's witty tales have a legal bent.
162 Morrison, Ian. DURBAN: a pictorial history: a photographic record of the changing face of Durban, with emphasis on its buildings. Cape Town: Struik, 1987.

144 p.: ill., ports. 4to. Paper covered boards, d.w. Endpapers browned.

163 Mostert, Noel. FRONTIERS: the epic of South Africa's creation and the tragedy of the Xhosa people. London: Jonathan Cape, 1992.

xxix, 1355 p., [16] p. of plates: ill., genealogical table, ports., maps. Paper covered boards, d.w. 550

An important work on the Eastern Cape.
164 Murray, Colin. FAMILIES DIVIDED: the impact of migrant labour in Lesotho. Johannesburg: Ravan Press, 1981.

219 p.: genealogical tables. Paperback. 100

Examines the effect of mass labour migration on family life, and questions why the system did not end with political independence in Lesotho, Botswana, Swaziland and the so-called Bantustans.
165 Nash, M.D. THE SETTLER HANDBOOK: a new list of the 1820 settlers. Cape Town: Chameleon Press, 1987.

152 p.: ill. (chiefly ports.), map. Pict. paper covered boards, d.w. with tear & chip to rear cover. 500

The most complete record of the actual Settlers, this carefully researched work dispels many of the myths which surrounded the 1820 Settlers' arrival in South Africa.
166 Newbolt, Sir Henry. THE BOOK OF THE THIN RED LINE. London: Longmans, Green, 1915.

xii, 308 p., [8] leaves of col. plates: ill., col. frontis. Pict. cloth with gilding. Lower corner bumped. 100

Sir Harry Smith is the subject of chapter 3.
167 Nienaber, G.S. HOTTENTOTS. Pretoria: J.L. van Schaik, 1963.

x, 539 p. Pict. cloth. Some pencil annotations. Name on front free endpaper. Text in Afrikaans. 550

A detailed study of the language of the Khoisan using historical records.
168 Norwich, Oscar I. A JOHANNESBURG ALBUM: historical postcards. Johannesburg: Ad. Donker, 1986.

165 p.: (chiefly col. ill.), plan as frontis. 4to. Paper covered boards, d.w.

169 Norwich, Oscar I. MAPS OF AFRICA: an illustrated and annotated carto-bibliography; bibliographical descriptions by Pam Kolbe. Johannesburg: Ad. Donker, 1983.

444 p.: chiefly maps (some col., 1 as frontis., 2 on endpapers). 4to. Cloth, d.w. worn on fore-edge, with uneven fading. 1000

170 Nuhn, Walter. STURM UBER SUDWEST: der Hereroaufstand von 1904: Ein dusteres Kapital der deutschen kolonialen Vergangenheit Namibias. Stuttgart: Bernard & Graefe, 1994.

396 p.: ill., ports., maps (2 on endpapers). Paper covered boards, d.w.

171 O'Okiep Copper Company. NAMAQUALAND COPPER, 1852-1952: [100 years of progress]; Cape Town: R. Beerman, [1952].

48 p.: ill. (some col.), map. Stiff pict. paper wraps. Accompanied by an invitation to the Centenary anniversary celebration, to be held at Nababeep from 31 August to 13 September 1952. [Printed on a thin sheet of copper, and placed in an envelope laid down inside rear cover]. 450

The programme of the Centennial Festival included exhibitions, mine visits, plays, folk dancing, dinners, rugby matches, fireworks, a "Boere" sports meeting and a "braaivleis" [barbeque].
172 Oosterbroek, Ken & Nicol, Mike. THE LIFE AND PHOTOGRAPHY OF KEN OOSTERBROEK, 1962-1994; text by Mike Nicol. Cape Town: Kwela Books; in association with Random House, 1998.

144 p.: ill. (some col.), ports. 4to. Paper covered boards, d.w. 500

Ken Oosterbroek was a South African photojournalist par excellence. He was killed by a soldier in the National Peace-Keeping Force just nine days before South Africa's first democratic elections, whilst covering a riot in Tokoza. At the time he was Press Photographer of the Year and recipient of the Ilford Award. Some of the most iconic images of that time originate from his camera.
173 Pearse, G.E. EIGHTEENTH CENTURY FURNITURE IN SOUTH AFRICA. Pretoria: J.L. van Schaik, 1960.

ix, 193 p.: ill., frontis., plans. Folio. Cloth, d.w. faded on spine. Cellotape marks on endpapers. Name on front endpaper. 1500

Illustrations include detailed drawings of the furniture described.
174 Perridge, Frank. THE HISTORY OF PRINCE ALFRED'S GUARD, 1856-1938: with which is affiliated the Royal Scots Fusiliers. Port Elizabeth: E.H. Walton, 1939.

xv, 208 p., [8] leaves of plates: ill., frontis., ports., map on endpapers. Cloth with gilding, foxing on page edges & preliminary pages. Some browning to endpapers. 650

175 Pivnic, H.L. RAILWAY DINING CARS IN SOUTH AFRICA: history and development. Johannesburg: South African Transport Services, 1985.

415 p.: ill. (some col.), frontis., plans. 4to. Paper covered boards, d.w.


A detailed and fascinating history of food provision to rail travellers. "The inherent nature of rail travel in South Africa- long distances covered at relatively slow speeds- resulted in catering services becoming a necessity rather than a luxury." Introduction.
176 Pretorius, J. Celestine. DIE GESKEIDENIS VAN VOLKSKUNS IN SUID-AFRIKA: 'n studie van Westerse volkskuns in Suid-Afrika. Cape Town: Vlaeberg, 1992.

154 p.: ill. (some col.), ports., maps. 4to. Paper covered boards, d.w.


177 Reenen, Dirk Gysbert van. DIE JOERNAAL VAN DIRK GYSBERT VAN REENEN, 1803; [edited with notes by] W. Blommaert and J.A. Wiid; met 'n Engelse vertaling deur J.L.M. Franken en Ian M. Murray. Cape Town: Van Riebeeck Society, 1937.

322 p.: folding map. (Van Riebeeck Society publications. First series; 18). Cloth. Name & date on front endpaper. Text in English, Dutch and Afrikaans.


Reenen travelled along the east coast before turning inland and returning to Cape Town through the Great Karoo.
178 Rey, Sir Charles. MONARCH OF ALL I SURVEY: Bechuanaland diaries, 1929-37; edited by Neil Parsons & Michael Crowder. Gaborone: The Botswana Society, 1988.

xxiv, 282 p.: ill., ports. (1 as frontis.), map on endpapers. Cloth, d.w.


Rey was Commissioner of the Bechuanaland Protectorate, 1930-38.
179 Saunders, Christopher. THE MAKING OF THE SOUTH AFRICAN PAST: major historians on race and class. Cape Town: David Philip, 1988.

240 p.: ports. Paperback. 300

An important reference work dealing with the major historians of South Africa and their interpretations of events.
180 Schrire, Carmel. DIGGING THROUGH DARKNESS: chronicles of an archaeologist. Johannesburg: Witwatersrand University Press, 1995.

x, 276 p.: ill., ports., maps. Paperback. 125

Schrire tracks the sweep of European expansion into Africa, Australia and the Pacific through evidence unearthed in archaeological sites; and ties these finds in with historical sources.
181 Scully, William Charles. REMINISCENCES OF A SOUTH AFRICAN PIONEER. London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1913.

319 p., [16] leaves of plates: ill., port. as frontis. Cloth, some fading & scarring. 450

One of the most readable, lively accounts of life in southern Africa at the time. Scully was Irish-born and largely self-educated. At fourteen he set off for South Africa's diamond fields to find his fortune and during the 1870s lived as a digger panning for gold. Later, he worked as a magistrate in remote areas of Namaqualand and the Transkei.
182 Smail, J.L. FROM THE LAND OF THE ZULU KINGS. Durban: A.J. Pope, 1979.

viii, 185 p.: ill., ports., maps. 4to. Skivertex, d.w. 250

183 Smith, Sir Harry. THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF LIEUTENANT-GENERAL SIR HARRY SMITH: Baronet of Aliwal on the Sutlej; edited, with the addition of some supplementary chapters by G.C. Moore Smith. London: John Murray, 1903.

xxx, 815 p., [16] leaves of plates: ill., ports., map. Cloth with gilding, scarred. Spotting on page edges & preliminary pages. 350

184 South African Archaeological Society. ROCK PAINTINGS IN AFRICA. Cape Town: The Society, [1950].

[56] p. of ill., [56] p. of captions. Stiff pict. paper wraps, some scarring to edges. 150

Collected reproductions of past Society Bulletin covers, arranged according to geographical groupings.
185 Sparrman, Anders. A VOYAGE TO THE CAPE OF GOOD HOPE: towards the Antarctic polar circle, round the world, and to the country of the Hottentots and the Caffres from the year 1772-1776; edited by V.S. Forbes; translation from the Swedish revised by J.& I Rudner. Cape Town: Van Riebeeck Society, 1975-1977.

2 vols. (331; 290 p.): ill., port. as frontis. (vol. 1), folding maps. (Van Riebeeck Society Publications. Second series; vols. 6 & 7). Cloth. Reprint based on the English editions of 1785-1786. 500

Sparrman, an enthusiastic natural history student, proceeded to the Cape with the Royal Swedish East India Company. He made several excursions into the country in search of natural history specimens. Of his journey through Kaffraria, Theal said "[it is the] most trustworthy account of the Cape Colony and the various races of people then residing in it." See Mendelssohn, vol. 2, p. 414 on the original edition.
186 Stent, Vere. A PERSONAL RECORD OF SOME INCIDENTS IN THE LIFE OF CECIL RHODES; with an introduction by Sir J. Percy FitzPatrick. Cape Town: Maskew Miller, [1924].

87 p.: port. as frontis. Cloth, with tear to spine. Spotting on page edges & endpapers. 100

187 Storrar, Clare D. THE FOUR FACES OF FOUCADE: a biography of a remarkable forester, land surveyor, botanist and photogrammetrist. Cape Town: Maskew Miller Longman, 1990.

198 p.: ill. (some col.), ports., maps. Cloth, d.w. 400

Foucard, a Frenchman, settled in South Africa in the early 1880s. He achieved distinctions in four areas, but a major achievement was the discovery of the theory that is today applied to aerial surveying.
188 Strassberger, Elfriede. THE RHENISH MISSION SOCIETY IN SOUTH AFRICA, 1830-1950. Cape Town: C. Struik, 1969.

109 p., [18] p. of plates: ill., ports., (group port. as frontis.), map. Skivertex, d.w. Some spotting. Label on spine. 300

189 Streak, Michael. THE AFRIKANER AS VIEWED BY THE ENGLISH, 1795-1854. Cape Town: C. Struik, 1974.

xvi, 231 p. Paper covered boards, d.w. Some spotting on page edges.

190 Thomas, Elizabeth Marshall. THE HARMLESS PEOPLE. New York, Alfred A. Knopf, 1959.

ix, 266 p., [16] p. of plates: ill., ports., geneaological tables, map. Pict. cloth, d.w. 250

Under the auspices of the Peabody Museum of Harvard, Thomas accompanied three expeditions which came to South Africa to make anthropological films and studies of the Bushmen people from 1951-55.
191 Tobias, Phillip V. IMAGES OF HUMANITY: selected writings. Johannesburg: Ashanti, 1991.

xiii, 431 p.: ill., ports. Paper covered boards, d.w. 250

Tobias has pursued his interests in human, social, anthropological and historical sciences throughout a long distinguished career. He has received eight honourary degrees and has twice been nominated for the Nobel Prize.
192 Toms, Robert N. LOGAN'S WAY: the life and times of J.D. Logan: a Matjiesfontein chronicle. 3rd impression. Cape Town: Mallard, 2003.

164, [66] p.: ill. (some col.)., ports., plans, maps. Paperback. 150

193 Tutu, Desmond. CRYING IN THE WILDERNESS: the struggle for justice in South Africa; edited and introduced by John Webster; foreword by Trevor Huddleston. London: Mowbray & Oxford, 1986.

124 p., [8] p. of plates: ports. Paperback, creased. 50

194 Union of South Africa. Tomlinson Commission. SUMMARY OF THE REPORT OF THE COMMISSION FOR THE SOCIO-ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT OF THE BANTU AREAS WITHIN THE UNION OF SOUTH AFRICA. Pretoria: Government Printer, Union of South Africa, 1955.

xv, 213, 64 p.: maps (some col.). (UG61/1955). 4to. Limp cloth wraps, worn on corners & with small tear on spine. 750

Led by Prof. F.R. Tomlinson, the Commission submitted its report on 1 October 1954. It comprised 3755 pages, 598 tables and 66 large maps. It was decided that it would be too expensive and too unwieldy to reproduce for the interested reader, and so the Commission was asked to produce a summary along with the final edited version of the Report. This item is the summary of the Commission's line of thought, and includes their unabridged findings and recommendations. The Tomlinson Commission formed the basis for the eventual "Homeland" system. The Commission recommended the attracting of industrialists to those areas and the stimulation of agriculture to keep farmers and their families in the homelands. The Report is one of the most important produced in South Africa in the 20th century. The Commission was tasked to answer one question: should development be separate, or should there be integration of the races? Taking all factors into consideration, the Commission recommended the latter choice, namely, that of separate development p. 207. Thus was South Africa's path determined.
195 Versfeld, Marthinus. OOR GODE EN AFGODE. Cape Town: Nasionale Pers, 1948.

164 p. Pict. paper covered boards, d.w. browned. Slight spotting on endpapers. 300

196 Versfeld, Martin. FOOD FOR THOUGHT: a philosopher's cook-book. Cape Town: Tafelberg, 1983.

96 p.: ill. Paper covered boards, d.w. 150

A cook book and a philosophical enquiry from Plato to Leipoldt.
197 Viney, Graham & Proust, Alain. COLONIAL HOUSES OF SOUTH AFRICA; with photographs by Alain Proust. Cape Town: Struik Winchester, 1987.

288 p.: ill. (chiefly col.), ports. 4to. Cloth, d.w. with pict. paper covered board slip case. 300

Superbly illustrated and more than just an account of the magnificent houses selected; it is also an embodiment of a specific era of South African history.
198 Vorster, B.J. SELECT SPEECHES; edited by O. Geyser. Bloemfontein: University of the Free State, 1977.

363 p.: port. as frontis. Paper covered boards, d.w. slightly rubbed along edges. 400

Rarely seen English edition of various speeches from 1962-1976.
199 Wannenburgh, Alf. FORGOTTEN FRONTIERSMEN. Cape Town: Howard Timmins, [198-].

196 p.: ill., ports., maps (1 on endpapers). Pict. paper covered boards, d.w. 150

Wannenburgh highlights some pioneers of the north western frontier who have generally been overlooked in historical accounts.
200 Watson, Jeremy. THE URBAN TRAIL: [a walk through the urban heritage of East London's central business district and older suburbs]. East London: J.H. Watson, 1981.

175 p.: ill., plans. 4to. Pict. paper wraps. Some annotations. 100

201 Wikar, Hendrik Jacob [et al.] & Mossop, E.E. [ed.] THE JOURNAL OF HENDRIK JACOB WIKAR, 1779; with an English translation by A.W. van der Horst, and, THE JOURNALS OF JACOBUS COETSE JANSZ, 1760 and WILLEM VAN HEERDEN, 1791; with an English translation by E.E. Mossop; edited with an introduction and footnotes by E.E. Mossop. Cape Town: Van Riebeeck Society, 1935.

327 p.: folding maps. (Van Riebeeck Society publications. First series; 15). Pict. cloth. Name & date on front free endpaper. Text in English, Dutch and Afrikaans. 650

Journeys in the vicinity of the Orange River.
202 Willcox, A.R. ROCK PAINTINGS OF THE DRAKENSBERG: Natal and Griqualand East. London: Max Parish, 1956.

96 p.: col. ill., col. frontis. 4to. Cloth, d.w. Cellotape marks on endpapers.

203 Wilson, Monica & Thompson, Leonard [eds.]. THE OXFORD HISTORY OF SOUTH AFRICA. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1969-1971.

2 vols. (xviii, 502; ix, 584 p.): ill., maps (some folding). Cloth, d.w.s. Ownership signatures on endpapers. Contents: Vol. 1. South Africa to 1870. Vol. 2. South Africa 1870-1966. 350

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